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The Evolution of Textbooks

Grades:

11 12 |

Subject:

technology |

Date:

November 11, 2009

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This video just touches the surface of questions regarding the changing times with respect to electronic textbooks. It would be a great lead in for students to gather data which is directly meaningful to them, analyze the data gathered, and then draw conclusions from their analysis. This project illustrates the relationship between independent and dependent variables, equations of lines, and regression. This video does not give documented data, but it does provide perspective. Although this video specifically refers to the Kindle DX as the electronic textbook, it also lends itself nicely to consider other e-book devices such as a laptop.